Graduation: Degree Classification
How your degree is classified
There are four classes of Honours degree classification: First, Upper Second, Lower Second and Third. The video shows how the University calculates and awards individual course marks and your overall degree outcome. It also explains the University's Common Grading Scale (CGS).
The University Common Grading Scale, provides a common marking scale which is used across the University. This enables candidates to compare their performance in different disciplines and courses and ensures consistency in assessment.
For detailed information about Assessment and Degree Classification, including the CGS in full and FAQs, please see the Links section below.
Last updated on 13 February 2024
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